Socialist Worker

Meetings, events and demonstrations

Issue No. 2020

Respect | SWP meetings | Socialist Worker Appeal events | movement events | Bookmarks events | demonstrations & lobbies | concerts and benefits

Contact Respect with any queries. Phone 0870 850 1978, go to, or e-mail [email protected]
BrightonEyewitness report from Lebanon
With photojournalist Guy Smallman
Tue 10 Oct, 7.30pmBrunswick Room,
Brightelm Centre,
North Rd
CoventryNew Labour’s brutal foreign policy
With Craig Murray
Thu 5 Oct, 7.30pmCoffee Revolution, Coventry University Students’ Union, Priory St
LondonNational conference
To participate you must be both a member of Respect and elected as a delegate by your Respect branch
Sat 14 and Sun 15 OctFriends House, Euston Rd, NW1
Stop the War
Contact StWC with any queries. Phone 020 7278 6694, go to, or e-mail [email protected]
Canvey IslandFundraising meal
£12. For info phone 07748 686581
Sun 1 Oct, 7pmSaqui Tandoori, 150 High St, Canvey Island, Essex
ManchesterTime to go - troops out of Iraq, no attack on Iran
With Tony Benn, Michael Meacher MP, Walter Wolfgang, Craig Murray, Roudabeh Shafie (Action Iran), Lindsey German (StWC), Kate Hudson (CND).
Tue 26 Sep, 7pmMethodist Central Hall, Oldham St. Jointly organised by StWC & CND
SWP public meetings
BarnsleyThe politics of HizbollahThu 28 Sep, 7.30pmBarcode Training Agency,
3 Shambles St
BirminghamSexism and the system - the rise of raunch culture
With Judith Orr
Tue 10 Oct, 7.30pmCafe One, Five Ways Shopping Centre, Broad St
BrightonAfter Blair - challenging Blairism and imperialismWed 4 Oct, 7.30pmEarth and Stars, 46 Windsor St (corner Church St)
CardiffThe blood never dried - a people’s history of the British EmpireThu 5 Oct, 7.30pmCathays community centre,
Cathays Terrace
DoncasterAfter Blair - challenging Blairism and imperialismThu 28 Sep, 7pmThe Women’s Centre,
Cleveland St
HarlowGlobalisation, immigration and the new working classThu 28 Sep, 8pmGibson Court Community Centre, Partridge Rd
Home countiesThe 1970s - when workers fought backMon 2 Oct, 7.30pmUpstairs Trinity Chuch Hall,
Beaconsfield Rd,
Victoria St (nr City station)
LeedsA rebel’s guide to Gramsci
With Chris Bambery
Wed 27 Sep, 7.30pmSwarthmore Centre,
2-7 Woodhouse Square (near Park Lane College)
LeicesterIs nuclear power the answer to climate change?
With Martin Empson
Wed 27 Sep, 6.30pmCafe Mozart, London Rd
(opp University Rd)
LiverpoolAfter Blair - challenging Blairism and imperialismWed 27 Sep, 7.30pmMethodist Centre, Bold St (nr News From Nowhere)
London: Brent & HarrowSexism and the system - the rise of raunch cultureThu 5 Oct, 7.30pmBrent Trades Hall,
375 High Rd,
Willesden (nr bus garage)
London: LewishamIs this the end of New Labour?Thu 5 Oct, 7.30pmLife Cafe, 71 Ladywell Rd
London: northGramsci - revolutionary ideas for the 21st century
With Chris Bambery
Thu 12 Oct, 7.30pmWest Indian Cultural Centre, Clarendon Rd, N8
London: North West Gramsci - revolutionary ideas for the 21st century
With Chris Bambery
Wed 11 Oct, 7.30pmHammersmith Irish Centre, Blacks Rd, Hammersmith, W6
London: SouthThe blood never dried - a people’s history of the British Empire
With John Newsinger
Thu 5 Oct, 7.30pmLambeth Town Hall,
Acre Lane, Brixton
London: Tower HamletsHow capitalism underdeveloped Africa
With Charlie Kimber
Thu 5 Oct, 7pmOxford House,
Derbyshire Rd, E1
London: WalthamstowThe blood never dried - a people’s history of the British Empire
With Mark Thomas
Thu 5 Oct, 7.30pmHornbeam Centre,

451 Hoe St

(nr Bakers Arms)

London: West A people’s history of the British Empire - the great Indian rebellion
With John Newsinger
Thu 19 Oct, 7.30pmDominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall
London: WoolwichMarxism and religionWed 4 Oct, 7.30pmGlyndon Community Centre, 75 Raglan Rd
ManchesterGramsci - revolutionary ideas for the 21st century
With Chris Bambery
Wed 4 Oct, 7pmMechanics Institute,
103 Princess St
NewcastleMartin Luther King and Malcolm X - were their eyes on the same prize?Wed 25 Oct, 7.30pmHitchcock Room,
Tyneside Cinema
(Monument metro)
NorwichSexism and the system - the rise of raunch cultureWed 18 Oct, 7pmAndrews Tavern, 4 St Andrews St (top of Duke St).

NottinghamAfter Blair - challenging Blairism and imperialismThu 28 Sep, 7.30pmInternational Community Centre, Mansfield Rd
PrestonThe bloody history of British imperialismThu 28 Sep, 7pmCVS Building, Lancaster Rd
SwanseaThe blood never dried - a people’s history of the British EmpireWed 4 Oct, 7.30pmLogan Cafe,
Bath Lane (next to Pilkington Glass)
WolverhamptonImperialism and resistance
With John Rees
Thu 5 Oct, 7.30pmCity Bar, King St
YorkClimate change - what needs to change?Wed 4 Oct, 7.30pmPriory St Centre
Socialist Worker Appeal events
To contact the appeal phone 020 7819 1182 or e-mail
[email protected]
KentTony Cliff on Tony Blair
Filmed at Marxism 96, SWP founder Tony Cliff predicts trouble for Blair’s soon to be elected government.
Launch of the SW Appeal in Kent. For info phone 07947 424 505
Thu 28 Sep, 7.30pmSt Peter’s Church Hall,
High St (nr Cricketers), Canterbury
LeicesterThe Blood Never Dried - a people’s history of the British Empire
Book launch with author John Newsinger. Food, wine and music to follow
Thu 26 Oct, 7pmCafe Mozart,
London Rd
LondonWinter Soldier
Film showing introduced by George Galloway MP
£6/£3. For tickets phone 020 7819 1182 or book online
Thu 28 Sep, 7pmFriends House, Euston Rd
ManchesterFive for Trane
An evening of live music and spoken word with Gilad Atzmon and Martin Smith
£10/£5. To book phone 0798 380 5512
Tue 10 Oct, 7.30pmClub Underground, Manchester University Students’ Union, Sackville St
NottinghamWinter Soldier
Film showing introduced by Chris Nineham
£6/£3. For info phone 07932 417 506
Wed 25 Oct, 7pmMechanics Institute,
3 North Sherwood St
SheffieldWhich side are you on?
A musical celebration of folk giant Pete Seeger featuring acclaimed folk duo Jimmy Ross and Alistair Hulett
£10/£4. To book phone 07830 251 063
Mon 30 Oct, 7.30pmMillennium Hall (Polish Catholic Centre), 520 Ecclesall Rd, S11
Movement events
LondonGlobal climate justice
With George Monbiot, Benedict Southworth (WDM), Johann Hari, Billy Hayes, Claire Fauset, Phil Thornhill
Organised by Campaign against Climate Change
Wed 4 Oct, 7pmConway Hall,
Red Lion Square (Holborn tube)
Organising for fighting unions conference
With John McDonnell MP, Matt Wrack (FBU), Bob Crow (RMT), Mark Serwotka (PCS)
Go to
Sat 11 NovShoreditch Town Hall, EC1
London: IslingtonCampaign against privatisation
With John McDonnell MP, Jon Rogers, Ken Muller, Andrew Berry
Tue 3 Oct, 7pmUnion Chapel, Compton Terrace, Upper St, N1
Bookmarks events
To reserve places phone 020 7637 1848 or e-mail
[email protected]
Sasha Abramsky on his new book, Conned - How Millions Went To Prison, Lost The Vote and Helped Send George Bush To The White House
Phone 020 7637 1848
Wed 27 Sep, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury Street, WC1
Endless War
David Keen on his new book which argues that the “war on terror” is only the latest extension of a Cold War project
Phone 020 7637 1848
Thu 12 Oct, 6.30pmBookmarks bookshop,
1 Bloomsbury St, WC1
Film showings
BirminghamLand and Freedom (1996)
Ken Loach’s classic on the Spanish Civil War launches the Socialist Film Club
Thu 28 Sep, 7pmCafe One, Five Ways shopping centre, Broad St
GlasgowStrange Fruit (2002)
A film exploring the US’s racist history through one of the most influential protest songs ever written. Featuring Abbey Lincoln, Amiri Baraka, Billie Holiday, Cassandra Wilson, Pete Seeger. Showing for Black History Month
Organised by Glasgow SWP. For info phone 07877 705 423.
Fri 13 Oct, 7pmJurys Inn Hotel,
60-96 Jamaica St
Concerts and benefits
ExeterLove Music Hate Racism
With The Selectiv, Zetan Spore, Obedientbone, Trimorphous. Plus DJs and film Who Shot the Sheriff? about fighting racism in the 1970s
£5. Go to
Sun 1 Oct, 3pm to midnightThe Hub (formerly 3 Fat Fish), 1 Mary Arches St
IlfordLove Music Hate Racism
With Dirty Pretty Things, Roll Deep, OT Crew, Feedback, DJ Ian Punter
£5. Go to
Sat 30 Sep, 8pm till lateThe Cauliflower, High Rd,
Seven Kings, IG1
LondonLove Music Hate Islamophobia
With Mecca 2 Medina, OT Crew, L DotMan, Poetic Pilgrimage, UK Apache, Blind Alphabetz, Joe Kay, Persia, Stylah, Low Key. Plus comedian Prince Abdi. Debate “Islamophobia - the New Racism” with Sadiq Khan MP, Mecca 2 Medina, Persia, LMHR speaker
£5. Inter:mission will be an alcohol free zone for the evening
Fri 10 Nov, 7pm to 11.30pmInter:mission (Westminster University Students’ Union), Marylebone Rd, W1

Click here to subscribe to our daily morning email newsletter 'Breakfast in red'

Article information

Meetings And Events
Sat 30 Sep 2006, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 2020
Share this article


Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.